negra translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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negra

  
      sf  
1      (Mús)   crotchet, quarter note   (EEUU)  
2    (=mala suerte)   bad luck  
ése me trae la negra      he brings me bad luck  
le tocó la negra      he had bad luck  
tener la negra      to be out of luck, be having a run of bad luck  
    negro  
3      (Ajedrez)   black piece
4      (CAm)   black mark
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
merluza negra nf.
Patagonian toothfish

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
nf.
Black Death
nf.
black market
exp.
black economy
exp.
out of concern for what people will say
(MODISMOS)
exp.
for the sake of appearances
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to be the black sheep of the family
(MODISMOS)
exp.
he wore a black jacket over a white shirt
exp.
prime
[ES]
exp.
be having a run of bad luck
exp.
to be out of luck
nm.
top-notch football
exp.
he had bad luck
exp.
he brings me bad luck
exp.
top-notch football
exp.
it's not going well
exp.
it looks bad
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'negra' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
negra
exp.
marea negra
exp.
pimienta negra recién molida
exp.
una jornada negra en las carreteras
n.
la caja negra
exp.
tiene la negra
n.
la lista negra
[BIZ]
n.
la lista negra
exp.
la población negra
n.
la caja negra

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